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The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (5-10, 1-1 C-USA) defeated Southern Mississippi on Sunday within regulation time to pick up their first conference victory of the season. A strong offensive performance led the Blue Raiders to a victory, with MT hitting a season-high .306 in the match. MT maintained their composure throughout the first and leading …

Middle Tennessee (4-10, 0-1 C-USA) lost to Marshall (7-9, 2-0 C-USA) Friday evening in their conference opener, dropping the meeting in a thrilling five-set match. Senior Ailime de Freitas and junior Chelsea Ross proved to have great games, as Freitas contributed 29 assists while Ross completed 27 kills by the match’s conclusion. The Blue Raiders …

By Mark Priddy, Contributing Writer Blue Raider Volleyball took home their second victory this season having narrowly defeated the Belmont Bruins in what turned out to be a five-set match on Saturday night. It was a close beginning and concluded with Middle Tennessee losing the first set. The Blue Raiders fought to hold on but …

By: Mark Priddy,  Contributing Writer The Women’s Volleyball team strove to win against The University of Illinois, yet could not surpass the Fighting Illini’s ability to score. Starters Chelsea Ross from Middle Tennessee, and Liz McMahon from Illinois performed intensely as the home team attempted to come back from an initial set of 25-11. The …

The Middle Tennessee State University Blue Raiders Volleyball team home opener against  Southern Illinois University started strong, but began to fizzle out when the Blue Raiders lost steam. After a 25-17 route in the first set the home team looked like they were not going to relinquish any of their momentum to their opponent.  With a …